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Description of Rhododendron 'Albert Close'

R. 'Albert Close' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

maximum x macrophyllum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, bright rose-pink with chocolate-red spotting in throat. Held in conical trusses of 23. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves bluish-green, held 3 years. Straggly, open grower. Tolerates sun and heat. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Fraser, Gable 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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